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The Great Aussie Backyard Family Fun Day

26 November, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Aussie Backyard family fun day event image of lady holding a wombat.

The Great Aussie Backyard Family Fun Day

Are you looking for something fun to do with the family? Come along to the free family fun day and celebrate the opening of Pine Rivers Heritage Museum’s newest exhibition, The Great Aussie Backyard.

Get up close and personal with native animals found in Australian backyards. You can even meet Bumpy the wombat from Geckoes Wildlife!

Beat the heat with some refreshing lemonade from their lemonade stand.

Take part in some outdoor games that have entertained families for generations.

This local family event has something the whole family will enjoy. You can even browse the Old Petrie Town markets or check out the other exhibitions.

Visit the museum during open hours to join in the fun.

Program of events:
10:00 AM to 11: 00 AM: Meet Bumpy the wombat at the native animal experience.
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM: Taste our old-fashioned lemonade.
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM: Pick up your free native plant (while stocks last).
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM: Enjoy outdoor games.

The Great Aussie Backyard Family Fun Day

When: 26 November, 10am – 3pm

Where: Pine Rivers Heritage Museum 

Cost: Free

More information:


Pine Rivers Heritage Museum
Dayboro Rd
Whiteside, QLD Australia
+ Google Map
07 5433 2710

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